Alexander Joseph Lochhead, as a Lieutenant, 39th Battalion, interviewed by Harry Martin for the Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-45.

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Accession Number S00502
Collection type Sound
Measurement 2 hr 17 min
Object type Oral history
Physical description audio cassette; TDK AD60; mono
Maker Lochhead, Alexander Joseph
Martin, Harry
Date made 16 November 1988
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Source credit to The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the war of 1939-45
Description

Early life; joining Cadet Corps; transfer to militia; shipment to New Guinea; service on the Kokoda Trail in 1942; home leave; joining 2/2nd Battalion AIF; promotion to sergeant; return to New Guinea in 1944; commissioning as lieutenant; end of the Second World War; returning home in March 1946; service as a guard at an internment camp; demobilisation, and return to civilian life.

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